The Sovereignty of Good

The Sovereignty of Good

Author: Iris Murdoch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134575633

Category: Philosophy

Page: 110

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Iris Murdoch was one of the great philosophers and novelists of the twentieth century and The Sovereignty of Good is her most important and enduring philosophical work. She argues that philosophy has focused, mistakenly, on what it is right to do rather than good to be and that only by restoring the notion of ‘vision’ to moral thinking can this distortion be corrected. This brilliant work shows why Iris Murdoch remains essential reading: a vivid and uncompromising style, a commitment to forceful argument, and a courage to go against the grain. With a foreword by Mary Midgley.
The Sovereignty of Good
Language: un
Pages: 110
Authors: Iris Murdoch
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Iris Murdoch was one of the great philosophers and novelists of the twentieth century and The Sovereignty of Good is her most important and enduring philosophical work. She argues that philosophy has focused, mistakenly, on what it is right to do rather than good to be and that only by
The Sovereignty of Good
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Pages: 106
Authors: Iris Murdoch
Categories: Ethics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher: London : Routledge & K. Paul

What is obvious to Murdoch, and to all those who read her work, is that Good transcends everything, even God. In these essays, she explores questions of good and bad, myth and morality.
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